Encaustic Mixed Media with LORRAINE GLESSNER

05 Sep 2017 11:19 AM | Kat Masella

Event Dates: 9/5/2017 - 9/8/2017
Location: Northeast Art Workshop Studio
Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930

Encaustic Mixed Media:  Line and Grid

All Levels/In-Studio

$650  for 4 full days (Includes supply fee)

Taught from an alternative, experimental approach with daily demos, critiques and discussions of ideas and progress.   

Lines lead the eye and communicate information through variation in width, direction, density, length and character. They are as integral to any composition as the composition itself. Despite the incredible versatility of the encaustic medium, there is a limit to the techniques available in which to incorporate line. This workshop explores line and linear language far beyond the usual methods and materials to include the use of tjanting tools, masks, drawing with horse and human hair, branding with heated metal and wood burning tools, as well as creating your own grids, laces and lace like forms using free motion sewing machine embroidery on water soluble stabilizer. Also, a bonus demo of  working with candle/incense to make marks.

 The workshop begins with a comprehensive exercise involving composition generation, which will result in several compositions from which to explore these new techniques. Considerations of the use of the grid as a conceptual as well as compositional tool will also be discussed.   FOR FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION:  https://northeastartworkshops.com/event/65181/lorraine-glessner


Artist Bio ~ Lorraine Glessner, MFA Temple University, is a highly accomplished encaustic artist in high demand for her works and her teachings.  Her works have garnered many top juror awards in impressive shows in addition to Nominee, NICHE Educator of the Year award.


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